|Ohrid Express - Robert Legrande; Jean Dasque|
‘Ohrid Express’ (1965) 12m, dir. Robert Legrande/Jean Dasque. We join the idyllic world of conductor Petra Mihalowski, whose slow, narrow-gauge Macedonian train was built in 1895, and runs from Presak to Orhid. Here are charming scenes of laundry washed by the lake, the soapy water heated in large copper kettles.
Keywords: train; Macedonia; Yugoslavia; locomotive
|One Hundred Watts 120 Volts - Carson "Kit" Davidson|
The mechanized production of Duro-Test light bulbs is filmed as a dance to the tune of the Brandenburg, as choreographed filaments, glass, and metal combine in a dynamic finale. For more on Carson Davidson, visit http://www.afana.org/davidsoncarson.htm
Keywords: industrial; light bulb
|Original of Dan’s Trip to Planet Phi - Willis Simms|
A soundtrack was never added to this fascinating film, a futuristic fantasy showing Willis Simms’ students at Highes Jr. High School in Woodland Hills, California, making animated pictures and transparencies in the classroom. The film shows how animation is done, transparencies, etc., shows students working on animation in classroom. For more on Simms, visit http://www.afana.org/simmswillis.htm
Keywords: student-made film
|Otra Carta - Milan Herzog|
'Otra Carta' was the final film in the 'La Familia Fernández' series of 54 Spanish language instruction films distributed by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films (EB) in 1965, produced by Milan Herzog and directed by Irving Rusinow. The curriculum developer was John W. Oller. Here, various sites in Mexico City are shown, including the relatively traffic-free Avenida de la Reforma, and and the flower-laden boats of Xochimilco...
Keywords: Encyclopedia Britannica Films
|Our Changing Skylines: Mirror of the World - Alemann Films|
Shows the transition in America from traditional designs in architecture and art to a unique, modern style. For more on director Johanna Alemann, visit http://www.afana.org/alemann.htm
|Our Class Makes a Film: We Travel with Marco Polo - Willis Simms|
This film follows each step in the production of a 16mm film on the travels of Marco Polo made by seventh graders, and shows the motion picture the students made. Willis Simms’ 7th Grade Art Class at Hughes Jr. High School in Woodland Hills, California, is shown crafting papier-mâché figures and painted backdrops for a film that was made over two semesters. Music by Robert Clark, narration by daughter Ellen Simms and neighbor Kenneth Jones...
Keywords: student made film